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Lisa Nelson

Managing Director
As Managing Director at M12, Microsoft’s new corporate venture fund, Lisa leads investment activities in the Pacific Northwest. Additionally, she also leads portfolio development activities, marketing and operations for the fund, and VC relationships for Microsoft. Lisa’s been with Microsoft for several years in a variety of roles across business development and finance. She most recently served as chief of staff for the EVP of Business Development where she helped identify, pursue and support new areas of growth through key strategic partnerships and investments. Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor in Business Administration – Finance and Statistics from the University of Washington.